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Re verse : essays on poetry and poets

Author: David R Slavitt
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"David R. Slavitt does not believe in literary criticism so much as in "remarks," and in this witty and unusual work, he remarks on the life of the poet: how it was - and how it is - to be an American writer in our time. Combining personal reminiscence with deft literary analysis, incisive biographical sketches, and, sometimes, literary gossip, the essays in Re Verse give new perspectives on the famous, including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slavitt, David R., 1935-
Re verse.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607819865
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David R Slavitt
ISBN: 0810120844 9780810120846
OCLC Number: 60373360
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 215 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A master's essay: Dudley Fitts --
Dr. Moore --
Winfield Townley Scott --
"An anatomy of the world: the first anniversary" by John Donne --
Shine in the dreadfull dark: the Sidnean Psalms --
Harold Bloom and the decline of civility --
Robert Penn Warren --
Poetic justice --
John Hall Wheelock --
Adrien Stoutenburg --
Ole Fred --
Thomas McAfee --
Richaleh: Richard Elman --
So there were these two Jews: the poetry of Irving Feldman --
The poetry of grief.
Responsibility: David R. Slavitt.
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David R. Slavitt will tell you that he does not believe in literary criticism so much as in ""remarks,"" which are more portable and, often, more enlightening. In this witty and unusual work, he  Read more...

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